Neher, Erwin, Prof. Dr. emeritus

Professor Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

  • 1983-2011 Director of the Membrane Biophysics Department at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
  • 1989 Fairchild Scholar, California Institute of Technology; Pasadena, USA
  • 1975 - 1976 guest in the laboratory of Dr. Ch.F. Stevens at Yale University, Dept. of Physiology, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1972 - 1975 and 1976 - 1982 Research associate at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany
  • 1970 Dr.rer.nat. (Physics), Institute of Technology, Munich
  • 1967 M.Sc. (Physics), University of Wisconsin

Major Research Interests

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Exocytosis
  • Short Term Synaptic Plasticity
  • Neurotransmitter Release